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Detection and Discrimination of Environmental Change

Handbook of Physiology, The Nervous System, Sensory Processes

  1. Eugene Galanter

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp010303

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Galanter, E. 2011. Detection and Discrimination of Environmental Change. Comprehensive Physiology. 103–121.

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York City

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Perceptual Processes
  • 2
    Modern Psychophysics
  • 3
    Signal-Detection Theory: An Example of Two-Parameter Decision Problems
  • 4
    Theory of Signal Detectability
  • 5
    Criticisms of Theory of Signal Detectability and Development of Alternative Theories
  • 6
    Decision Theory and the Threshold
  • 7
    Vigilance and Watch Keeping
  • 8
    Perception and Psychophysics
  • 9
    Fechner's Problem
  • 10
    Magnitude Estimation—Scaling by Introspective Report